This month’s performance of Gateway to the Stars on Saturday, May 3 will feature the grandest objects in the universe – the “galaxies.”
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There will be a solar eclipse on April 29, 2014 BUT it will not be visible in Utah or anywhere else in the United States.
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The first eclipse of 2014 is well placed for observers in Utah and throughout the Western Hemisphere.
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The weather here in Tromso is very cloudy. We waited until late in the day and tried to catch a small gap in the clouds near the coast.
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Last night, I spent 10 hours laying in the snow doing a long time-lapse from sunset until dark (about 4 hours).
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On March 3, we spend from 1:30 pm to 5:00 a.m. scouting and then later, trying to get away from the clouds.
Space is a shooting gallery and our little blue planet is a target. It’s as simple as that.
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Day 1 We arrived in Tromso, Norway to totally overcast conditions. After getting settled, we went out in the field as a good auroral substorm was in the works.
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Be sure and join us Saturday, January 4 at 6:45 pm in the Hansen Dome Theatre for one the most popular topics of the year: The Pleiades Star Cluster (popularly known as “The Seven Sisters“).
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‘Tis the season that many people think that a telescope would make a great gift for a loved one or for the whole family. And of course, you are smart to think that. But what to buy? Here is a…
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